Also known as Duragesic, Abstral, Sublimaze, and Actiq
Fentanyl (also known as fentanil, brand names Sublimaze, Actiq, Durogesic, Duragesic, Fentora, Matrifen, Haldid, Onsolis, Instanyl, Abstral, Lazanda and others) is a potent, synthetic opioid analgesic with a rapid onset and short duration of action. It is a strong agonist at the μ-opioid receptors. Historically it has been used to treat breakthrough pain and is commonly used in pre-procedures as a pain reliever as well as an anesthetic in combination with a benzodiazepine.Source: Wikipedia
Estimated Total Cost: $204.59 for an average of 28 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed fentanyl to treat diverticulosis, hemorrhoids, colonic polyp, and dislocation of the shoulder.
Patients taking fentanyl most commonly experience side effects like nausea, weakness, and vomiting.